Should You Nap or Not? The Pros and Cons of Napping

Should You Nap or Not? The Pros and Cons of Napping

We all know what sleep deprivation does to you. Even just one sleepless night can leave you feeling tired, irritated, and fuzzy-headed. A power nap can save the day for many of us in such a situation. But is napping during the day a good idea? Let’s take a look at...
Animals and Sleep

Animals and Sleep

Humans aren’t the only ones who need sleep. “Every animal, without exception, exhibits at least a primitive form of sleep” (Finkel, 56). Dolphins, for example, sleep using only half their brain at a time. By having one hemisphere of their brain active while the other...